14.09.1942 – 18.09.2020
Aged 78 years.

Loving husband of Maria.
Adored Papá of Josie and Kiet, and Rob and Justine.
Beloved and cherished Nonno of Jasmyn, Benjamin; Zac, Felicity, and Audrey.

Loved by his family and friends in Italy and Australia.


Sincere gratitude to Dr Michael Lee, Dr Charlie Wong, Dr Michelle Wong and the staff
at Calvary Central Districts Hospital for their generous care of Rocco.

Funeral Mass for Rocco will be offered at 10.30am on Tuesday, September 29, 2020.
Sadly, attendance limits apply.
For those wishing to attend, please call 8223 5879 during office hours.

Rocco’s Service can also be viewed by live-stream.
Please follow the link at the top of this page.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St Vincent de Paul would be appreciated.
Envelopes will be available at the Church, or online donations can be made at SVDP Online Donations

Message Board

Tony Lopresti -

Sending our deepest condolences for your loss. We have many memories of Rocco and your family when we were living in Adelaide. Deepest sympathy from Tony and Maria lopresti.

Rosemary Canavan -

Thinking of you and will be online in prayer with you as you celebrate Rocco’s life. Love and peace Maria and Josie, Keit, Jasmyn and BenJamie and all the family. Love never ends❤️?

Kay Browning -

Rest in peace Rocco , you are much loved and my thoughts are with your beautiful family and friends. I am praying for my dear friends Maria and Josie and I am sorry I can't be with you at this sad time. Lots of love from Kay Browning

Genevieve Ryan -

Much love and sympathy to you Josie and to all the family as you farewell your beloved father. I will be very mindful of you during the funeral. May you all rejoice in his memory and the love he bestowed on each one of you.

Maria cirocco -

Sending out deepest condolences to zia Maria, Josie and family, Rob and family. Zio Rocco will be missed so many wonderful memories growing up. Life has distanced us but our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Ciao zio Rocco . Un abbraccio forte a tutti We love you Maria Antonio and Emanuela (Vieste/Italy)

Leon and Angela Ianzano -

To our dear friends Maria, Josie, Rob and families, our thoughts and prayers are with you on this sad occassion of the passing of our loved friend Rocco

Janly Quach -

Rest In Peace, Rocco. I am honoured to have met you and to be in your beautiful presence. I know you were an amazing husband, father and grandfather and that is recognisant by the beautiful family you have. My deepest condolences to the Cirocco (and Tran) family and I am sorry for your loss. I am keeping you in my thoughts and sending you all my love and strength during this time.

Anita Foti -

Rocco you fought so hard to stay to be here with your beautiful Family.? You have been an inspiration to us in the way you kept fighting every obstacle that was put in your path.Now resting with your maker until we see you again. Love Jim,Anita and all the Foti Family. Mary you have been Rocco's pillar of strengh,his everything.? To Josie,Robbie and all the families sending our sympathy at this very sad & difficult time. Love Uncle Jim,Aunty Anita & Families.?

Janine Muldoon -

Hello Aunty Maria, Josie, Rob and your families. I am sending all our love to you. I have great memories of Uncle Rocco and Bailey too.. He will be greatly missed. You will be surrounded with much love tomorrow and will be in our thoughts, Love Janine, Jay , Bailey and Ry xx

Sam Bond -

Dear Josie, Kiet, Jasmyn, Ben, Maria, and family sending you our deepest sympathy. We will be online to help you celebrate the life of your wonderful husband, dad, and Nono Rocco ❤ Love Sam, Phil, Sophie, Tyler, and Mason

Anna Cirocco -

Our heartfelt sympathy and condolences to all the family, Zia Maria, Josie and family, Rob and family. Feeling for you and with you during this very sad and difficult time. Zio Rocco you will be missed and you will be remembered fondly. May you rest in God's loving peace. With thoughts and prayers, Anna, Tim and family (Canberra)

Fiona and Helen Gall -

In remembrance of Rocco:- Our dear, dear friend, we will miss you. You made us so welcome we felt we were family members, but you have given us so many memories over the years that you will always remain with us. So when we meet again we will make more memories, but for now we are sending you all our love, hugs and kisses. Helen and Fiona. To Maria, Josie, Keit, Rob, Justine, Jasmyn, Ben, Zac, Felicity and Audrey, so sorry for the passing of Rocco. He will always be with us through our memories. Sending lots of love to you all and so sorry not to be with you, Helen and Fiona xxx???

Elena Girolamo & Sonia Kuliwaba -

We remember Compare Rocco with much love and the memories are plentiful. From a distance today we join you in celebrating his life, one we appreciate and will cherish. Love to you all, and we wish you strength today. Love Elena Girolamo and Family

Ryan and Grace Scott -

Dear Josie, Kiet and family, our deepest condolences to you all during your time of sorrow as you mourn the loss of a truly wonderful and kind man. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you today xx

Mirella -

Dearest Josie, we're with you all in spirit today. Sending you love and peace in your hearts that only God can grant. May God Bless your Dad on his journey and may he rest in peace? Mirella and Teresa Lopresti.

Julie -

What a beautiful service honouring the life of Rocco. Much love the Cirocco Family from the Lalors x

Ngoc My Tran -

Sending our deepest condolences to Maria and all family members. Take care of each other Rocco is always with us. Love from My and families .

Mary Circosta -

From Mary Circosta & family , Condolences , our thoughts & prays are with you.

Michael Frederick -

My heartfelt,deepest and most sincere condolences Maria Josie and Rob over the loss of your much loved husband and father Rocco.. I pray that God holds you all close to His heart and comforts you in this time of your sad loss.

Lidia Capozzo -

Cara Zia Maria,Josie,Roberto e tutti voi. E' stato un immenso dolore ricevere la notizia della morte di Zio Rocco. Vi sono vicina col cuore e con le preghiere. Vi abbraccio,siate forti. Le mie piu' sincere condoglianze Lidia